There was a deadly accident at a construction site in Lehigh Township, Pennsylvania on January 4, 2023. According to reports, a worker became trapped between a piece of equipment and a trenching box. After being rescued, the worker was taken to a local hospital. The worker was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. The victim has been identified as an employee of Dirt Work Solutions, Nicholas Varec. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this incident.
Tragically, there have been a number of recent deaths on construction projects. There was a deadly explosion at K-Bar Services in San Antonio, Texas late on December 9, 2022. There was a deadly trench collapse in Jonesboro, Arkansas on December 12, 2022. A worker fell off scaffolding at a construction project in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, New York on December 15, 2022. There was a deadly crane accident at a Greenwood, Indiana construction site on December 16, 2022. A scaffold collapse killed three people in Charlotte, North Carolina on January 2, 2023.
Despite being a vital part of the economy, construction projects often pose severe hazards both to construction workers and to the general public if precautions are not taken. Each construction project poses its own unique risks and hazards based on the work being done. Risks that may present themselves during a project must be carefully evaluated before the job begins.
Our experienced lawyers have handled personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits of all kinds and have the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously. The experienced construction personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a work site.
Our lawyers have represented numerous workers who have sustained serious and catastrophic injuries on a job site as a result of the negligence of another party. There are strict and short time limits on making claims, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.